Welcome to Heath Elementary School Brookline, Massachusetts
Welcome to the Heath School webpage. Through this site, you will be able to see a calendar of upcoming events, find access to teacher webpages, read updates from our Principal, Carrie Wilson, and much more!
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Once again, it is time to give thanks to our parent community for granting us the opportunity to work with the students at Heath every day! Within just the last two weeks, we saw one of the highest participations in our cross country meet that we have ever had, a very successful and positive student council Halloween theme door decorating activity, fabulous participation in our book fair and a dedicated study to the Family Diversity Project exhibit available until Nov. 5, in our front hallways. Academically, our students have been preparing for first quarter exams, sharing projects and engaging in multi -faceted learning: all with such enthusiasm and excitement!
We are hoping that your fall conference appointment has been determined. As this is a very important opportunity for you to connect with the Heath staff, we encourage you to return your choice for conference times as soon as you can! I have attached a part of the district parent overview letter about upcoming progress reports below that explains some very important information about the changes to your child’s reports this year.
The full document can be found on the Heath school website.
Doors will open for the morning arrival at 7:30 AM and students may enter through the front doors, the side door in the front nearest the multi -purpose room, and the downstairs cafeteria link door nearest the patio.
Keeping safety and security in mind, those who drop off on the Reservoir hill will be asked to walk down our new pathways to the front, or the cafeteria door.
Children who are dropped off in the front of the building should use the front door or door near the multi-purpose/Pre-K room.
Kindergarten families who are traveling to the classroom at 7:50 should enter any of the three designated doors.
Children may wait in the cafeteria, the library (grades 4-8) if they would like to read or work quietly, the computer lab (grades 2-8) if they would like to work on school work, or attend Morning Movement for grades 2-8 once these classes begin in September.
All children arriving before 7:55 (or 7:50 for those in Kindergarten) need to be in one of the above participatory areas until the bell rings.
Bell #1 will ring at 7:55 AM as a signal that students should travel to class; bell #2 at 8:00 AM is the formal beginning to our day.
Just a reminder that we do not have supervision on the outside playground areas before and after school.
Additionally, we remind all visitors to the building to sign in at the office table. Front doors will lock at 8:10 and reopen at 2:20 this year. Please remember that Monday through Thursday we are dismissing at 2:30 PM and Friday at 1:40 PM to provide the weekly teacher collaboration and research time.
_Mission of Heath School
Heath School is an academic and social community comprised of students, faculty, staff and parents. Our school promotes the four cores values of the Brookline Public Schools. These include respect for human differences, high academic achievement, excellence in teaching and collaborative relationships. ...read more
Celebrations Heath is happy to announce that our 2013-2014 Olweus survey results show positive growth on our work to provide a a purposeful community! CORE VALUES We are pleased to announce our new CORE values : Soar High Respect: Take care of yourself and others Participate positively Grow: Take charge of your learning Ask questions Challenge yourself Engage: Be confident Find joy Keep trying